August 2019 Calendar

03 July 2019

Heritage Day

21 July 2019

Monday August 5 is Heritage Day 


Heritage Day is celebrated in Alberta on the first Monday of August each year. Although it is not a statutory 
holiday, many Canadians in Alberta use this day as an optional holiday to celebrate the province’s heritage.
Enjoy the day and stay Safe.  The Red Earth Creek Public Library will be open on Tuesday August 6.

July Calendar

02 July 2019

   New July Hours

      

April Calendar

08 April 2019

New Featured Author

06 April 2019

Joseph Boyden
 
  Joseph Boyden (born October 31, 1996) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer. Boyden is best known for writing about First Nations culture. He is a Canadian novelist, screenwriter, essayist, and public speaker. His bestselling novels have won numerous national and international awards (including the Giller Prize in 2008) and have been published in over 20 languages in more than fifty countries.
  Boyden studied humanities at York University and received his MFA in Fiction from the university of New Orleans in 1995. He was a professor in the Aboriginal Student Program at Northern College from 1995-1997. He taught at the University of New Orleans from 1998-2010, where he served as writer-in-residence. He was also a lecturer with the University of British Columbia’s Creative Writing Program from 2013 to 2015.
  To date, Boyden has received five honorary doctorates and degrees.
  On December 30, 2015, Boyden was appointed as a member of the Order of Canada for his contributions as an author and engaging public speaker who tells stories of our common heritage, as well as for his social engagement, notably in support of First Nations. He divides his time between Louisiana and Northern Ontario. He is married to author Amanda Boyden.